How blockchain will shape the future of financial services

How blockchain will shape the future of financial services
By Guest | 16 January 2017

Blockchain technology has evolved to become a protocol that allows the recording of any type of transactions transferring value. This has huge implications for the future, says Magdalena Ramada from Willis Towers Watson

Magdalena Ramada from Willis Towers Watson explains the implications of the evolution of blockchain

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba
By Lindsay James | 16 January 2017

Maluuba’s expertise in deep learning will help Microsoft to advance its strategy to democratise AI

Microsoft enhances its eDiscovery processes with Office 365

Microsoft enhances its eDiscovery processes with Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 13 January 2017

Organisation's legal team better positioned to gather vital information ahead of lawsuits

Microsoft StaffHub app now available worldwide

Microsoft StaffHub app now available worldwide
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 January 2017

New Office 365 app helps managers and employees schedule their work day

The shift in the way media companies need to deliver content

The shift in the way media companies need to deliver content
By Lindsay James | 13 January 2017

There’s a race going on to deliver media to virtually any device, anywhere and anytime. Tony Emerson tells us how Microsoft Azure is empowering the front-runners

Tony Emerson explains the demand for delivering media to virtually any device, anywhere and anytime

 

New Microsoft resources provide practical steps to digital transformation

New Microsoft resources provide practical steps to digital transformation
By Rebecca Lambert | 12 January 2017

A Gartner whitepaper and Microsoft e-book show leaders how to build a digital roadmap 

The technologies enabling the workplace of the future

The technologies enabling the workplace of the future
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 January 2017

Keith Hudgell and Greg John share how Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services and Microsoft’s joint Cloud Productivity and Mobility programme is driving Windows 10 and mobile adoption in EMEA

Keith Hudgell and Greg John explain HPE and Microsoft’s Cloud Productivity and Mobility programme

Worldwide robotics spending to double by 2020, predicts IDC

Worldwide robotics spending to double by 2020, predicts IDC
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 January 2017

Consumer, healthcare and retail sectors will record the fastest growth over the forecast period

Toni Townes-Whitley's passion to improve the public sector

Toni Townes-Whitley's passion to improve the public sector
By Lindsay James | 11 January 2017

Microsoft’s corporate vice president of the Worldwide Public Sector explains how she is helping to empower every citizen, government and public organisation on the planet to achieve more

Townes-Whitley on how she's helping to empower citizens, governments and public organisations

Avanade and Citrix expand cloud partnership

Avanade and Citrix expand cloud partnership
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 January 2017

Companies will integrate Citrix desktop and app virtualisation products with Microsoft Azure

Satya Nadella outlines his financial services digital transformation vision

Satya Nadella outlines his financial services digital transformation vision
By Sean Dudley | 10 January 2017

Microsoft CEO discusses AI, blockchain and cybersecurity at the FinTech Ideas Festival

Prototype your future

Prototype your future
By Guest | 09 January 2017

Anne Asensio explains how Dassault Systèmes’ DESIGNStudio is being used to help turn good ideas into a tangible reality

Dassault Systèmes’ DESIGNStudio is being used to help turn good ideas into a tangible reality

Microsoft CEO to discuss AI and blockchain at the FinTech Ideas Festival

Microsoft CEO to discuss AI and blockchain at the FinTech Ideas Festival
By Rebecca Lambert | 09 January 2017

Satya Nadella will shed more light on Microsoft’s digital transformation strategy

Seven trends impacting enterprises in 2017 and beyond

Seven trends impacting enterprises in 2017 and beyond
By Guest | 09 January 2017

Dell’s Jeff Clarke outlines the tech that he believes will change the way we do business in the coming year

Dell’s Jeff Clarke outlines the tech that he believes will change the way we do business in the coming year

IoT will be the single biggest security threat this year

IoT will be the single biggest security threat this year
By Lindsay James | 09 January 2017

The rise of DDoS attacks and botnets present security concerns around IoT, according to IDC

GCI acquires Freedom Communications

GCI acquires Freedom Communications
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 January 2017

Company aims to become UK’s top service providers for large-scale UC and Cloud PBX deployments

Services are more important than devices, says Microsoft manager

Services are more important than devices, says Microsoft manager
By Lindsay James | 06 January 2017

Microsoft's Derrick McCourt says that apps and services are more important to people than devices

Microsoft Azure earns HITRUST CSF certification

Microsoft Azure earns HITRUST CSF certification
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 January 2017

Azure is one of the first hyper-scale cloud computing platforms to be certified for healthcare

Ensuring a friction-free retail experience

Ensuring a friction-free retail experience
By Guest | 05 January 2017

In the last of his series of articles, Microsoft’s Vic Miles looks at how Walmart is using technology innovation to achieve its goals

Microsoft’s Vic Miles looks at how Walmart is using technology innovation to achieve its goals

How artificial intelligence is transforming business

How artificial intelligence is transforming business
By Lindsay James | 05 January 2017

Artificial intelligence has had a remarkable rise to fame over the last decade, evolving from unsuccessful attempts at creating ‘thinking computers’ into something that will fundamentally transform our lives for the better

Industry experts discuss the evolution of AI and how it will transform business in the future

The Winter issue of The Record is out now

The Winter issue of The Record is out now
By Lindsay James | 04 January 2017

The Winter issue of The Record is out now and available to download free of charge in digital format

Microsoft to add new features to Office 365 throughout 2017

Microsoft to add new features to Office 365 throughout 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 January 2017

Updates include Bitcoin for Excel and real-time translation and transcription for Skype meetings

Volvo adds Skype for Business to new 90 Series cars

Volvo adds Skype for Business to new 90 Series cars
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 January 2017

Microsoft's productivity tool will enable drivers to view meetings and join calls

CES 2017: Microsoft joins with partners to showcase connected car

CES 2017: Microsoft joins with partners to showcase connected car
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 January 2017

Companies to show how cloud and AI can enable safer and personalised in-car experiences

Businesses save time with TimeFleX group calendaring

Businesses save time with TimeFleX group calendaring
By Rebecca Lambert | 02 January 2017

TimeFleX tool simplifies group meeting scheduling and the management of appointments across the organisation

The availability risks of digital transformation

The availability risks of digital transformation
By Guest | 30 December 2016

With a growing number of companies rethinking their approach to business processes, their backup and disaster concepts become outdated. Peter Ruchatz from Veeam explains

Peter Ruchatz from Veeam explains the importance of protecting digital transformation investments


Nine ways Microsoft transformed enterprise business in 2016

Nine ways Microsoft transformed enterprise business in 2016
By Lindsay James | 30 December 2016

Our roundup of the best Microsoft stories from the last twelve months

Automating document management at Ex Arte

Automating document management at Ex Arte
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 December 2016

An Vander Aa highlights how Ex Arte is helping customers to optimise their operations by automating document management processes

An Vander Aa explains how Ex Arte is helping customers to optimise their operations

Improving performance and efficiency at Evalueserve

Improving performance and efficiency at Evalueserve
By Sean Dudley | 28 December 2016

Evalueserve reduces recovery time and proactively resolves issues in a virtualised environment thanks to the Veeam Availability Suite

How Evalueserve is reducing recovery time thanks to the Veeam Availability Suite

Top tech trends for retail in 2017

Top tech trends for retail in 2017
By Guest | 28 December 2016

Uwe Hennig from Detego explains how mobile devices, AI, IoT and digital fitting rooms will make their mark

Uwe Hennig from Detego says mobile devices, AI, IoT and digital fitting rooms will make their mark 

Using tech to improve services to Australian businesses

Using tech to improve services to Australian businesses
By Lindsay James | 27 December 2016

Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is leading the way in giving businesses faster, easier access to the information they need

Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is reaping the rewards of new tech

Itron’s experience of migrating to Microsoft Azure

Itron’s experience of migrating to Microsoft Azure
By Lindsay James | 23 December 2016

Itron has turned to Microsoft Azure to deliver a better service to its utility customers and establish a platform for innovation

Itron has turned to Microsoft Azure to deliver a better service to its utility customers

Chula Vista PD to access criminal justice information

Chula Vista PD to access criminal justice information
By Sean Dudley | 23 December 2016

California force to use Azure and Microsoft Office 365 following CLETS approval

Outsourcing operations in the pharma industry

Outsourcing operations in the pharma industry
By Guest | 22 December 2016

External contractors are increasingly providing R&D and manufacturing services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and solutions like AX for Pharma are playing a central role. Massimo Crudeli from AX for Pharma explains

External contractors are increasingly providing R&D and manufacturing services for pharma companies

New cloud survey analyses modern trends and current business needs

New cloud survey analyses modern trends and current business needs
By Sean Dudley | 22 December 2016

Microsoft’s Julia White points to hybrid cloud models as being ‘a logical path forward’

Microsoft launches new consortium to fight avoidable blindness

Microsoft launches new consortium to fight avoidable blindness
By Sean Dudley | 21 December 2016

Partnership with L V Prasad Eye Institute will see advanced used of artificial intelligence

How St Margaret’s Hospice Care is delivering a better service

How St Margaret’s Hospice Care is delivering a better service
By Lindsay James | 21 December 2016

Cireson solutions enable the IT team at UK care provider to manage assets on the go

Cireson solutions enable the IT team at UK care provider to manage assets on the go

Microsoft outlines four green technology predictions for 2017

Microsoft outlines four green technology predictions for 2017
By Sean Dudley | 20 December 2016

Chief environmental strategist Rob Bernard discusses what the next 12 months could bring

Why companies should take a unified quality approach

Why companies should take a unified quality approach
By Sean Dudley | 20 December 2016

Companies across all sectors need to meet certain quality and compliance regulations. Dassault Systèmes’ Kevin O’Leary says that an opportunity to make a critical business difference also presents itself in this space

Dassault Systèmes’ Kevin O’Leary outlines the opportunity to make a critical business difference

Microsoft and AMIS build Asia’s first blockchain consortium

Microsoft and AMIS build Asia’s first blockchain consortium
By Rebecca Lambert | 19 December 2016

Pilot blockchain project developed on Azure aims to boost Taiwan’s fintech sector

Banks in Africa are transforming the way they do business

Banks in Africa are transforming the way they do business
By Lindsay James | 16 December 2016

A new report from Efma and Oliver Wyman highlights how African banks are embracing change

The cloud comes of age in capital markets

The cloud comes of age in capital markets
By Lindsay James | 16 December 2016

A new Celent report reveals an increased appetite for cloud-based services in capital markets

Azure IoT Hub update automates message routing logic

Azure IoT Hub update automates message routing logic
By Rebecca Lambert | 15 December 2016

The managed service helps companies manage their internet of things devices

Delivering invoices like Christmas presents

Delivering invoices like Christmas presents
By Andy Lilley | 15 December 2016

Andy Lilley of Bottomline Technologies explains the benefits of document traceability

Dassault Systèmes strengthens its simulation offering

Dassault Systèmes strengthens its simulation offering
By Lindsay James | 15 December 2016

The company has acquired Next Limit Dynamics, the developer of XFlow Technology

How Dutch cooperative Agrifirm is taking back control

How Dutch cooperative Agrifirm is taking back control
By Lindsay James | 15 December 2016

Agrifirm has turned to Barracuda to help its transition to the public cloud. As a result, it is experiencing greater productivity and increased security

Agrifirm has turned to Microsoft partner Barracuda to help its transition to the public cloud

 

The rise of technology in fashion retailing

The rise of technology in fashion retailing
By Guest | 14 December 2016

Uwe Hennig from Detego charts the rise of smart devices and IoT in fashion

Uwe Hennig from Microsoft partner Detego charts the rise of smart devices and IoT in fashion retailing

IDC reveals worldwide robotics predictions

IDC reveals worldwide robotics predictions
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 December 2016

IDC predicts logistics, health, utilities and resources sectors will use robots by 2019

Microsoft extends services agreement with Accenture

Microsoft extends services agreement with Accenture
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 December 2016

Accenture will use AI and analytics to help Microsoft improve productivity and customer services

Gürmen Group optimises its fashion value chain

Gürmen Group optimises its fashion value chain
By Lindsay James | 12 December 2016

The Turkish menswear retailer has chosen the 'My Collection' solution from Dassault Systèmes